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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    There's too much uncertainty in the private sector, what with the threat of higher taxes, Obamacare, more government regulation, etc. Until that goes away, the private sector isn't going to invest in anything. Notice how there are two million more unemployed people since the drilling ban? That sent a clear signal to the private sector that the current president isn't afraid to shut down any industry, if it suits him.
    Then if they ain't gonna invest anything anyway, and hence government would not be getting any money from them, then raising taxes isn't functionally have much effect other than getting more money out of the businesses which aren't going to invest and produce more anyway. Right?

    Besides, there's two monkeys in this fight; and neither side is interested in less poo throwing.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

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    What growth?
    About 3 % GDP growth 2010.
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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Then if they ain't gonna invest anything anyway, and hence government would not be getting any money from them, then raising taxes isn't functionally have much effect other than getting more money out of the businesses which aren't going to invest and produce more anyway. Right?

    Besides, there's two monkeys in this fight; and neither side is interested in less poo throwing.
    In that case, there will be even less investment and therefore less revenue.

    You can't run the government like a convenience store.

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    There's too much uncertainty in the private sector, what with the threat of higher taxes, Obamacare, more government regulation, etc. Until that goes away, the private sector isn't going to invest in anything. Notice how there are two million more unemployed people since the drilling ban? That sent a clear signal to the private sector that the current president isn't afraid to shut down any industry, if it suits him.
    The uncertainty in the market was caused by bush*'s destruction of the economy, medicare D giveawy to Big Pharma, and more business deregulations, etc . Until we reverse course, the private sector will continue to ship jobs overseas. Notice how 8 million jobs were destroyed by the bush* recession. That sent a clear signal to the private sector that rightwing economic policies will help them destroy the american middle class.
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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

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    the rich are notorious for moving jobs out of the USA
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_812502.html

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The economy didn't sink under Bush. Stop with the lies.
    Looks like some one has forgotten all about the bush* credit crisis, and his socialistic TARP bailout
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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    About 3 % GDP growth 2010.
    Well it's a start. But we're still at over 9% inflation, the government can't seem to come together on a budget (which I was sure was their job), we're cutting education like hillbillies, we're still at war after 10 years which is not a plus to our deficit problems, etc.

    I mean, given enough time, yes the markets will eventually recover on their own; so we can count on that. But I ain't jumping up and down yet, it really hasn't seemed like we've addressed any issues.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Obama: No Deal Without Tax Hikes

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    In that case, there will be even less investment and therefore less revenue.

    You can't run the government like a convenience store.
    Of course not. What sort of convenience store has its own printing press?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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